Portland, MAINE – July 12, 2018 – The Maine Mariners are pleased to announce Consolidated Communications as a premier partner of the team. Consolidated Communication’s premier partnership will span a three-year commitment to the Mariners.

“We are fortunate to partner with Consolidated Communications for our inaugural season,” said Danny Briere, vice president of hockey operations at the Maine Mariners. “Their support and expertise allow us to work with the community and talk to our fan base seamlessly. Having an IT company that we can rely on is not something we take for granted.”

In addition to their premier partnership, Consolidated Communications will be the official communications provider of the Mariners. “We are thrilled to step up and support the Maine Mariner’s inaugural season and proud that our company can help build on the return of professional hockey to Maine,” said Lisa Leary, vice president of business sales at Consolidated Communications. “We’re also very excited to be the exclusive communications provider to the Mariners and offer a complete suite of voice and data communication solutions.  The thrill of professional hockey returns this fall and we look forward to being there for every face-off, goal and hat trick.”

The Mariners, proud affiliate of the New York Rangers, will continue to add to the roster throughout the summer before dropping the puck October 13, 2018 in the inaugural season as members of the ECHL. The ECHL is the premier AA hockey league in the United States. Season tickets for the Mariners inaugural season are on sale now by visiting or call toll free 833-GO-MAINE.